WellStar Health Systems Social Worker LMSW in austell, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Social Worker maintains a caseload of patients in multiple settings to provide psychosocial services and assist

the patient/family with resources, information and services to benefit their adjustment to illness, hospitalization and

recovery throughout the continuum of care. This includes age appropriate interventions for children, adolescents,

adults, and older adults. The Social Worker assesses the patient’s situation and initiates appropriate action to obtain

available community resources. The Social Worker participates in the development of the plan of treatment, preparing

clinical notes, participates in team conferences and in the discharge planning process. The Social Worker is

responsible for attending and participating in staff meetings, in-services, special projects and continuing education.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Graduate with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school,

Required Minimum Certification: Licensed as LMSW. BLS certification required. Valid Georgia driver’s license.

Required Minimum Experience :Prefer three years in health care, one year in area of specialty preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Independent and self directed, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time

management skills. Strong assessment and clinical skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to

write and follow directions to patient’s house. Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient

software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc. Knowledge of home health operations, case

management, community resources, reimbursement, law and regulatory processes.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Social Worker LMSW

Facility WellStar Post Acute Services

Category Homecare and Hospice

City Austell

Shift Days

State Georgia